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Café Arium Opening Times

Monday to Saturday: 9.00am - 4.00pm and Sunday 10.00am - 4.00pm
No hot food served after 3.30pm Monday to Saturday, 3.00pm on Sunday.
Drinks and cakes available until 4.00pm.


Sit back, relax and enjoy stunning views of our 19,000 square metre glasshouse, often full of beautiful blooms, whilst tucking into a great selection of delicious, locally-sourced food and drink in the comfort of our café.
Our menu offers fresh seasonal dishes including soup, jacket potatoes, toasted paninis and salads; and is all about bringing you new flavours using ingredients from the very best suppliers. Treat yourself to something new from our menu or stick to an old favourite.

View our menu here.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Take a look at our latest special offers page.


​​​​​​​The Potting Shed Café

Monday - Saturday: 9.00am – 4.30pm and Sunday 10.00am – 3.30pm
(Seasonal opening only)

Our outdoor catering facility, The Potting Shed Café serves hot and cold drinks, snacks and delicious Northern Bloc ice cream so that you can take a seat, relax and enjoy the outdoors with a tasty refreshment in hand.  ​​

Dogs on leads are allowed in the outdoor seating area, but must be supervised at all times and are not allowed in the play area.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Luxury Afternoon Tea

A selection of freshly prepared sandwiches, a fresh baked homemade scone with jam and clotted cream, mini cake selection, slice of iced fruit cake and unlimited Yorkshire Tea or Americano coffee.

£17.99 per person. Available all week between 1pm and 3pm (advanced booking required).

*Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available.

Pre-book now by emailing with your preferred date, time and a contact number. We will telephone you to confirm your booking and secure it with a £5 per person non-refundable deposit.​​​​​​​

Visit The Arium for Afternoon Tea​​​​​​​